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The Sydney Saké Society at the Giant Steps Chinese New Year Banquet

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Sydney's local sake-lovers community organisation the Sydney Saké Society was recently a sponsor of Giant Steps Australia's Chinese New Year Banquet at Marigold Restaurant in the city last Saturday the 2nd of March 2019. The society hosted a welcome drinks bar where guests could have a glass of CH… Read More

First in Australia! Sake News: a media outlet presenting events and news about sake

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On the 1st of September 2018, JAMS.TV Pty Ltd started the web media site Sake News. The site presents information on events and news related to sake, people in the sake industry and sake companies all revolving around the Australian market. The total monetary value of Japanese sake into the Aust… Read More

Comic-Tie-in ‘Shima Kosaku’ – Charity Edition Sake from Dassai now on sale!

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A series of floods and mudslides caused by torrential rains devastated extensive areas of western Japan in July. Popular sake maker Asahi Shuzo are amongst those affected. Their brewing facilities in Iwakuni city, Yamaguchi Prefecture suffered heavy damage under the extreme conditions - an overflow… Read More

Event Recap: Sake Matsuri Sydney 2018 – A Sake Festival for the Ages

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The 2018 Sydney Sake Matsuri was held just this past Saturday at The Commune in Waterloo. With attendees numbering in the hundreds, a handful of the largest Australian sake importers and a couple brewery representatives directly from Japan presented the sake of a variety of Japanese breweries, as w… Read More

The future of Sake in Australia – interview with Yukino Ochiai of Deja Vu Sake Co

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When one goes to the liquor corner in stores like David Jones and Dan Murphy, they may find a wide range of Japanese sake’s on display. However, in a country that produces a very large amount of wines and beers, it would take a lot of work to get these sake’s on the shelves. Today, we’ll be talk… Read More

New Limited-Edition Sydney Saké Society Posters on Sale Now!

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The Sydney Saké Society, together with Sydney's premier digital print house, Carbon8, have teamed up to create three very special limited-edition posters celebrating our love for Japan's national brew. The A3-sized posters, designed by Sydney Saké Society's award-winning Head of Design, Mr Kevin… Read More

Sydney Saké Society are Finalists for the AGDA Design Awards 2018!

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The Sydney Saké Society was thrilled & honoured to find out that we were chosen as a finalist in TWO (!!) categories for the prestigious ADGA Design Awards 2018.  AGDA is the peak national organisation representing the Australian communication design industry. The Sydney Saké Society are fin… Read More

Japanese sake breweries gather in Sydney for a specialised business discussion hosted by JETRO

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On the 21st of June, 2018, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) held a Sake Masterclass & Showcase event with co-host Japan Sake & Shochu Makers Association at the Shangri La Hotel in Sydney. This is the first business discussion event ever to be held in Australia which specialises in … Read More

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